Charles Bellinger Stewart

Full Name: Charles Bellinger Tate Stewart
Date of birth: February 6, 1806
Date of death: July 28, 1885

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 14 Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876 14th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Montgomery / Montgomery   Harris, Montgomery
H 32 Nov 3, 1851 - Nov 7, 1853 4th     Montgomery / Montgomery   Montgomery
H Montgomery Feb 16, 1846 - Dec 13, 1847 1st     Montgomery / Montgomery   Grimes, Montgomery, Walker

(1) Montgomery, Montgomery County. Directory of the Members and Officers of the Fourteenth Legislature of the State of Texas . . ., 1874.
(2) Danville, Montgomery County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) The marriage of C.B. Stewart and Julia Sheppard took place on March 11, 1836 at the home of Julia's father, W.W. Sheppard, who lived on land in the Lake Creek settlement that would later become the town of Montgomery in July of 1837, "The Marriage of Charles Bellinger Stewart, or, So, Mr. Stewart, Where Did You Go for Your Honeymoon?" Montgomery County, TXGenWeb Project.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, p. 176. Birth date 2/18/1806, death date 7/28/1885. Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832-1845, 1942.
  • STEWART, CHARLES BELLINGER TATE (1806-1885). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, included in list of doctors who fought in the Battle of San Jacinto, Ch. 5, Surgeons at San Jacinto, pp. 48, 58-59. The Medicine Man in Texas, 1930.
  • Stewart, Charles Bellinger Tate. Cenotaph. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Biographical sketches, marriage, obituaries, portrait, and text of Dr. Charles B. Stewart historical marker.
    "Charles B. Stewart: Signer of the Declaration of Independence," reprinted from The Men Who Made Texas Free, by Sam Houston Dixon, 1924, Texas Historical Publishing Company, Houston, pp. 239-241.
    "Dr. Charles B. Stewart: Statesman, Physician, Scientist, Scholar, Philosopher, and Patriot," reprinted from Houston Tribune Magazine Supplement, Vol. 1, No. 5. Birth date 2/18/1806.
    "The Marriage of Charles Bellinger Stewart," by Kameron K. Searle. Marriage to Julia Shepperd on 3/11/1836.
    "Montgomery County Texas Confirmed as the Birthplace of the Texas Lone Star Flag," which was designed by Dr. Charles B. Stewart of Montgomery County at the request of President Mirabeau B. Lamar.
    Montgomery County, TXGenWeb Project. Houston Tribune Lone Star Flag Marriage Portrait and historical marker The Men Who Made Texas Free

Other Resources


  • Photograph. C.R. Stewart, 14th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

14th R.S. - 1874
Bureau of Tax Rolls in Comptroller's Department  
Penitentiary (Chair) 
Private Land Claims  
Sam Houston's Grave (Chair) 
Sanitary Legislation (Chair) 
4th R.S. - 1851
Private Land Claims No. 1 (Chair) 
Public Lands  
State Affairs  
State Geologist, Select  
1st R.S. - 1846
Contingent Expenses (Chair) 
Land Office  
Official Seals of the Republic of Texas, Collect and Destroy All  
Privileges and Elections  
Public Lands  
Public Printing (Chair) 

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